Series tied as Ben Simmons triple-double lifts 76ers past Nets in Game 2

PHILADELPHIA--- Ben Simmons got an earful from the Philly crowd. With the same 76ers fans Simmons put on blast for booing in the playoff opener now going wild in Game 2, Simmons cupped a hand to his right ear just like Allen Iverson's signature move to spur the cheers even louder. And he did it with Iverson rooting on the Sixers from courtside. Simmons had 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers had an answer for the pesky Brooklyn Nets in a 145-123 win to even their Eastern Conference playoff series Monday night. "I was just trying to be me," Simmons said. Simmons had a disastrous Game 1 , on the court (nine points) and from a PR perspective a...

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